Creativity Spotlight

Connecting Art and Science: Creative Kids in the Kitchen!

2020-05-19T15:38:54-04:00May 15th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Connecting art and science can be a lot of fun! Artists and scientists share many of the same skills in how they approach their work - whether it is by creating an artwork (like a painting, drawing or sculpture) or doing scientific research - they both use the techniques of observation and experimentation.


Ten Ways to Approach Art – #8

2020-05-12T17:33:54-04:00May 12th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Catherine Jansen has been inventing, exploring and creating photographic processes that merge state of the art technology with traditional photography since the late 1960s. From the late 1990s until today, Jansen has been working with a digital camera and Adobe Photoshop to create a visual vocabulary that builds photographs into a long format that can express psychological and emotional time and space within the image.


The Wine Shop, Quimperle, Brittany by M. Elizabeth Price

2020-05-20T11:26:15-04:00May 8th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Although best known for her lush floral still lifes, M. Elizabeth Price also created scenes of village and farm life like "The Wine Shop, Quimperle, Brittany". During her artistic career, Price had taken a trip to France and Italy with fellow members of The Philadelphia Ten and created paintings inspired by her travels.


Sculpted Steel Wall Collage by Paul Evans

2020-04-27T13:55:28-04:00April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Paul Evans was among the community of mid-century modern studio furniture craftsmen like Wharton Esherick and George Nakashima who helped make the greater Philadelphia region a prominent center for studio craft in the late 1960s. Today his highly experimental approaches to metal attract an international following.


Door and Surround by Phillip Lloyd Powell

2020-04-09T15:13:11-04:00April 7th, 2020|Uncategorized|

This twelve-foot high work by Phillip Lloyd Powell that once was installed in his former residence on Route 202 in New Hope, Pennsylvania, was permanently installed at the Michener in October 2010, and has remained an iconic work in the Museum’s galleries since that time.

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